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Tina Mabry's "Mississippi Damned," an independent American production, won the Gold Hugo as the best film in the 2009 Chicago International Film Festival, and added Gold Plaques for best supporting actress (Jossie Thacker) and best screenplay (Mabry). It tells the harrowing story of three black children growing up in rural Mississippi in circumstances of violence and addiction. The film's trailer and an interview with Mabry are linked at the bottom.
The win came over a crowed field of competitors from all over the world, many of them with much larger budgets. The other big winner at the Pump Room of the Ambassador East awards ceremony Saturday evening was by veteran master Marco Bellocchio of Italy, who won the Silver Hugo as best director for "Vincere," the story of Mussolini's younger brother. Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Filippo Timi won Silver Hugos as best actress and actor, »
- Roger Ebert
Chicago – This three-image slideshow contains our ace photographer Joe Arce’s shots from the red carpet for the Chicago premiere of “Chicago Overcoat” on Oct. 10, 2009.
“Chicago Overcoat” was filmed in Chicago by Beverly Ridge Pictures. Stars Mike Starr and Frank Vincent walked the red carpet as part of the 45th-annual Chicago International Film Festival along with actor and Chicago native Danny Goldring and actress Kathrine Narducci.
“Chicago Overcoat” stars Mike Starr (“The Black Dahlia,” 45 episodes of “Ed”), Frank Vincent (31 episodes of “The Sopranos”), Kathrine Narducci (20 episodes of “The Sopranos”), Stacy Keach (“American History X,” “Prison Break”), Armand Assante (“American Gangster”), Danny Goldring (“The Dark Knight”), Tim Gamble, Martin Shannon and Barret Walz from writer and director Brian Caunter.
You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos are credited to Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto and HollywoodChicago. »
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2 items from 2009
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